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Dimples Appleby lives with the pick-pocket grandfather in 19th century New York City. She entertains the crowds while he works his racket. A rich lady makes it possible for the girl to go legit. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is performed.
Herman Bing as "Proprietor" and Greta Meyer as "Proprietor's Wife" are in studio records/casting call lists as cast members, but they did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie.
I brought it back.
Mrs. Caroline Drew: Brought what back?
Dimples: The cuckoo clock. I stole it last night. It's a funny thing about me. I'm so wicked. Isn't it awful?
Mrs. Caroline Drew: You stole this?
Dimples: Right under your very nose. I really don't know what's to become of me, I'm so bad. The ...
Mrs. Caroline Drew: Are...
The movie is set in 1850 but the song, "Little Brown Jug" (heard during a scene), was not written until 1869.
Although Stepin Fetchit is in the opening and closing credits of the original 1936 release, a video release and some prints completely eliminate his name from the credits. The Fox Movie Channel broadcasts the original version. It is not known why two different versions were made.
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